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Phoenixville official avoids ousting by moving back to his ward

By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

Spring-Ford board eyes $10M high school expansion plan

ROYERSFORD >> An estimated $10 million expansion plan of Spring-Ford Area Senior High School’s fitness and performing arts centers had plenty of community members buzzing at a recent school board meeting. ...

By Leslie Lighton-Humphreys For Digital First Media|


  • Columnists

    Time is the most precious commodity of all

    I’m sure I’m not the only one among us who has noticed that times flies.

    By Mike Zielinski Guest columnist|

  • News

    Pottstown woman sent to prison for role in murder

    NORRISTOWN >> A Pottstown woman who ran a drug trafficking business with her onetime paramour is on her way to state prison for playing a role in the murder of another man during a dispute about money related to the drug deals.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • Lifestyle

    Communities can get schooled in fitness by using district facilities

    School grounds are no longer just for students and staff but are often open to the community for fitness opportunities.

    By Michilea Patterson @MichileaP on Twitter|

  • Holiday decorating

    Tickets for Norristown Garden Club’s Holiday House Tour go on sale Oct. 1

    NORRISTOWN >> The leaves on the trees haven’t even turned to red and orange yet, but some folks are bypassing fall altogether and heading straight for the mistletoe and holly.

    By Gary Puleo @MustangMan48 on Twitter|

  • Lifestyle

    Township and church come together for community fun in Upper Frederick

    Saint Luke’s Lutheran Church and Upper Frederick Township will both have community days on Saturday right across the street from one another.

    By Michilea Patterson @MichileaP on Twitter|

  • Lifestyle

    Ride for the river to Reading and end at Sly Fox Can Jam Festival

    POTTSTOWN >> People can come along for the ride along the Schuylkill River Trail to Reading then end at a festival filled with food, beer and music.

    By Michilea Patterson @MichileaP on Twitter|

  • News

    Targeting romantic rival, woman crashes SUV

    WEST CHESTER >> Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned — especially one who is also drunk and behind the wheel of a GMC Yukon SUV.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Montgomery County Sheriff rounds up child support scofflaws

    NORRISTOWN >> Some Montgomery County residents were startled awake by a knock at their doors during the early morning hours of Wednesday — county sheriff’s deputies paying a visit to those who allegedly owed back child support.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • Business

    PMMC, Phoenixville Hospital owner exploring ‘alternatives’

    FRANKLIN, Tenn. >> Community Health Systems Inc., which owns Pottstown Memorial Medical Center and Phoenixville Hospital — as well as three other hospitals in the region — is reportedly “exploring a variety of options” for its future.

    By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter|

  • News

    That green stuff on the Schuylkill River in Montgomery County? It’s duckweed

    NORRISTOWN >> Runners and bicyclists on the Schuylkill River Trail have watched the green stuff grow all summer. It stayed close to the riverbanks at first, but in places, as the days grew hotter, it expanded so much that it covered the water like shore-to-shore carpeting.

    By Joe Barron|

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